Course Directors: Thomas Bauer (Paris) & Niek van Dijk (Amsterdam)
European School of Surgery, October 2 & 3, 2009, Paris, France
The Paris Foot & Ankle Course focused on endoscopic surgery of the hindfoot and ankle, featuring cadaver lab sessions, lectures, live surgery, and case discussions. The hands-on sessions in the cadaver lab presented the latest techniques on arthroscopic and endoscopic foot and ankle surgery.
Niek van Dijk
Objectives of this course were
→ To learn and practice the latest arthroscopic and endoscopic techniques
in foot and ankle surgery.
→ To exchange knowledge on the most common ankle and hindfoot
pathology and its treatment options.
→ To learn more about different aspects of the ankle and hindfoot,
including Osteochondral defects, Chronic ankle instability, Syndesmotic
instability, Achilles tendinopathy, Peroneal tendon pathology, Anterior
and Posterior ankle impingement, Osteo-Arthritis of the Ankle,
Endoscopic Calcaneoplasty & Endoscopic subtalar arthrodesis.